FBI HQ America’s Ugliest

The J. Edgar Hoover Building of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seen on April 03, 2019 in Washington, DC. - The FBI is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency. Operating under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of Justice, the FBI is also a member of the U.S. Intelligence Community and reports to both the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP) (Photo by ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • While D.C. is home to what some would call the most beautiful and majestic buildings in the country like the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol, it is also home to some of the ugliest in the country, according to a new survey.
  • According to the survey conducted by home improvement company, Buildworld, the J. Edgar Hoover Building is the top eye-sore building in the U.S. The FBI headquarters was designed and built in the late ’60s and early ’70s. The disjointed building with the drab concrete façade stands out on Pennsylvania Avenue, blocks from the White House.

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